Vergence dysfunction in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI): a review.

  title={Vergence dysfunction in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI): a review.},
  author={Preethi Thiagarajan and Kenneth J. Ciuffreda and Diana P. Ludlam},
  journal={Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians},
  volume={31 5},
Vergence eye movements are used to track objects that move in depth in one's binocular visual field to attain and maintain a fused and single percept. The mechanism and control of vergence eye movements involves complex neurological processes that may be compromised in individuals with traumatic brain injury, thus frequently resulting in a wide range of vergence dysfunctions and related near-work symptoms, such as oculomotor-based reading problems. This paper presents a review of the vergence… CONTINUE READING

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